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made the 5 of the 700 reports across the area, hartford, to baltimore city. i got to facebook message in rosedale with war zone like conditions. just impressive stuff. take a look at the pictures we got in. powerlines are down and as we head towards chester town, both toppled with wind 70 miles an hour from michael. just impressive pictures. send those pictures to facebook. here's what's going on guys. we're kind of sandwiched between two weather events. dallas warning in norfolk and virginia beach. this is going to be a dangerous storm event from detroit back  towards cincinnati and columbus. does it make into the baltimore viewing area? once again, we'll answer that coming up. >>> millions are frustrated. we know you had it up to here with sweating. abc 2 news cheryl connor with a family. >> reporter: there's no cleaning up the storm at the brian house in edgewater. an accident that police say can only be blamed on matter nature took their son kevin life. >> you would have never thought you driving down the road a tree falls on you and kill you. >> reporter: parts of 25-year- ol
, baltimore city firefighters offered refuge to kids and parents who haven't had power in five days.the annual tradition took on special &pmeaning this year. lisa davis: 1.29.43 "it's like caaping in your own house. (laughter) i'm hoping it comes on soon."clive williams: 1.20.26 "not ideal, but there you go. there are a lot worst things in liie." firefighters shut off the valves att11:300ssme people in of four days before their power will be restored. as we mentioned... thousands almost a week after the storm. hhre's a look at the latest num. numbers.accorddng to b-g-e's website... total...anne prundel county...baltimore city... baltimore county... carroll county... howard county... b-g-e crews are working powee to ttousands of customers.crews at the command center ave been working round the clock since friday.b-g-e hass alled in a team of 38- hundred people.. including reiiforcments from otherr parious storm roles.... many of them working 12 hours shifts. "iq: you think about it, they literally hit the rack.... oq: to have those types of hours." hourr."b-g-e expects to work throughoot the w
>> visitors wjz tv, wjz hd, and wjz.com. baltimore. >> from the city to the counties to your neighborhood. now it's complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's new station. sent tens of thousands struck through a fourth day without a seat. more helps arriving, but how much longer it will take. >> here's what people are talking about tonight. >> sometimes house by house the power is coming back on, but now the threat of new storms could cause major setbacks. tens of thousands in the dark and four days after the storm there are trees down. earlier here on state augustin's road, crews trying to remove the downed trees. it's a difficult task in the near 100-degree weather. incredible new video. this shows how powerful the straight line winds were ripping straight lines -- street signs back and forth. more storms and an update on the heat. megan mccorkle live where the lights are still out. >> here a long lake avenue, crews are actually out here guarding this giant tree that is wrapped in power lines. the work here hasn't even started yet, which means this neighborhood may not be onli
. >> there needs to be art and music in every school in baltimore city. not only that, everybody doesn't have a space to do this after school thing and -- the doors need to stay hope in the school schools. >> not every school is open late and many don't have art or music as a regular part of the day. some have limited classes, others have nonef. you can draw like this, being creative is a big deal. >> art is anything that expresses just who you are, what do you do. anything. everything. they need more but ain't have it. >> reporter: programs like this fill the art gap that many schools can't fill because of funding. money from gamblelling is supposed to help as the state thinks about what to do with it in maryland people here want good art and creative kids. you need to start by growing creatist. >> social studies, art, just -- more field trips when i was going to school i went on trips. you know places. to learn more. more things, just engage them more. give them a life as far as more experience. >> reporter: if you really want to see what the art dear sir do to children and what helps th
. meghan mccorkell has the latest on the growing health concerns. >> good morning. baltimore city officials have now extended a state of emergency for another week as the heat continues to bear down on the city. >> the blazing hot sun taking its toll. >> incredibly shot. >> i have no energy. >> turn ing deadly. >> these temperatures are dangerous. >> nine heat related deaths now reported in maryland, five in baltimore city, two in montgomery county, one in wycomico and friday a new one in baltimore county. >> it's somebody's family member. that's why we tell people to prepare and check on each other. >> that's just what the city is doing. volunteers going door to door in powerless neighborhoods. another emergency command center now set up at the northern community action center. the african american festival is set to begin on saturday, forecasted to be the hottest day of the week. now organizers are are -- are are taking added pre-- are taking added precaution. >> we have missing tents. they're bring ing in cooling buses. >> with more than half a million people expected, extra ems units
in northwest baltimore city. police say they so the a man, 25-year-old devante bowman. police say he ran from a store and then reached into his pocket for a weapon and then was shot by awn officer. the officer is on paid administrative leave. >>> a talented teenager's life cut short in a car accident. today, family and friends say their final fair wells. the teen's lass mates say this accident has taught them an unforgettable plon. >> reporter: family and friends say 17-year-old alec cosgeria had everything going for him. a sphar on his swim team, a popular -- a star on his swim team, a popular student, and a popular duct tape business. >> he's a great kid, great attitude. >> he was very talented, so full of promise. touched a lot of people's lives. >> reporter: baltimore county police say alec was driving on green spring avenue after dinner with friends. somehow, he lost control of his car. it spun out on a curb and struck a tree. paramedics tried to save him, but he died at maryland shock trauma. his friends are in shock. >> it's just profound grief. we're sad and it's hard to figure out. >
. >> the coast guard welcomes a new cutter to the chesapeake bay. >> a baltimore city firefighter is behind bars accused of running an online prostitution ring. this morning wjz has learned about disturbing acquisitions from that firefighters past. >> survival story. hear from a florida teen who survived a life or death struggle with an alligator. >> the oriels all stars take the stage at the sports classic. >> more news, first warning weather and your first traffic report of the morning in a report of the morning in a couple of minute hundreds more in your wallet year after year. feed me! saving you money -- now, that's progressive. call or click today. get your cash back! oh, hi. which cash back booth looks better to you, chase freedom or the largest cashback card? oh, i'll try the largest. oh, that is too bad. apparently you don't know chase freedom guarantees you 1% cash back. 4 times more than the largest cash back card, which only gives you a quarter percent until you spend $3,000 every year. but have fun. bob and weave once you're in there. don't get short changed. get your cash back. cha
and another accident over baltimore city along edmonton at mount holly street. outside for a live shot 695 showing drivers pumping the brakes at this hour. charley over to you. >>> breaking news in baltimore city medic and patient are hospitalized after falling 6 feet after a porch collapse. it happened on east 33rd street before 6:30 this morning. that's in north baltimore. the area of the city is video back into the abc2 newsroom and according to authorities, the home was vacant but it's not clear if there was a homeless person inside that was injured or the previous home owner. the video coming in moments ago from the abc2 newsroom. no word on the condition of the medic or the patient. fire crews say the porch collapsed because it was old. we have great shots. it's going to be available at abc2news.com. once again this story in north baltimore. now back to new york for more good morning america. we are back with weather and traffic one more time in 30 minutes. have great weekend. ♪ >>> whoo! no doubt taking center stage in the summer concert series. they are all here in central park t
might imagine it is not without controversy. >> reporter: like many cities baltimore has long sold ad space on trains and buses. now politicians here are seeing red. how unusual is it? >> it is unusual. >> reporter: councilman pete welsh is behind a proposal to sell ads on fire trucks to stop the cash strapped city from closing three stations for good. >> it's not selling out. having advertising puts control in the hands of the fire department itself. >> please don't shut down these companies. >> reporter: the city council just voted to support the measure. >> when i first heard about the bill i thought it was idiotic. why look like nascar? why do we want to look like a bus going down the street. after the shock wore off this shows how far we have to go to think outside the box. >> reporter: apparently baltimore isn't the only town thinking outside that box. city leaders throughout the country are getting creative to make ends meet. chicago has sold ad space on some iconic bridges to bank of america. philadelphia has rented out a transit station to at&t. and the small town of brazil,
numbers. ñ' >> in this morning's education alert, several baltimore city middle and high schools have more space than they do students and that's one of the major concerns in a brand new 48-page report on school buildings which found plenty of empty space in middle and high schools. for example, just 38% of lake clifton high school complex is in use and only 33% of the building housing the baltimore i.t. academy is being used by students and staff. the school system's c.o.o. says part of the problem is a steady population shift. >> we've noticed for quite sometime there's been a drop in enrollment. some of the drop is attributed to the increase of pre-k to 8's. >> meantime, the district is pouring millions of dollars into buildings that may now be forced to merge or close but that won't happen until a series of public meetings over the summer. >> anne arundel county students and parents can expect some changes to the district's grading regulation, the teachers union calls it new and improved but will the changes affect the grades that show up on students' report cards? 11 education r
. >>> and the board of estimates has approved a pay raise for baltimore city fire chief james clack. clack will receive increment sal salary increases through january of 2018. the raise request comes at the time when two fire companies were forced to close due to budgetary problems, a third remains open through october. that's a look at your news, weather and traffic. another check of weather and traffic in a half hour. until then back to new york for "good morning america." have a great day. >>> oh, my. >> as we continue to watch this video. i mean, you think you have a fish. you do have a fish. and the shark says, no. that's my fish. >> it is the shark's fish. >> it is the shark's fish. the surprising family vacation. and we're going to talk to them live. they're good enough to join us via skype on vacation. can they hear the music? we're going to talk to them. >> don't go back in the water. >>> also, ahead, katie and suri. see them on camera there. a little day at the zoo. there they are. went to the zoo. had a good day together. we're going to look at suri's life after her parents' spl
for good. one more is set to close in october and baltimore city mayor stephanie rawlings blake is adding a 2% raise on chief clack's contract. >>> today howard county executive ken olman is holding a news conference talking about how the county is now prepared to implement the affordable healthcare act. he's speaking about the new tools to educate people under the new healthcare law. time to go back to new york now for more of good morning. one more check of your weather and traffic coming up in about a half an hour. have a great day. >>> he came up out of the water, like superman or something. waving to us, saying hey. >> that is an amazing survival story that you're going to hear. a teenager, and that's his friend talking about he came out of the water like superman. he faced down a massive alligator. barely escaped with his life. he is speaking out this morning. i've already heard him talk. i'm telling you, he's so inspirational. >> unbelievable what he does. and his quick thinking saved his life. >> sure did. >> even though he lost his arm. >>> a mystery out of north carolina. a woma
are without power you know somebody who is in baltimore city. two shelters are opened. they opened last night. they are located at the baltimore junior academy on west cold spring lane and dawson family safe haven center which is on east federal street. each has 75 beds and a support system. the man red cross is helping -- american red cross is helping out. code red heat alert is extended throughout the day so extreme heat has been an issue and claimed three lives in our state. cooling senters across the state are opened each center has air conditioning and free water. if you need more information about to abc2 news.com. now back to good morning america another update in a bit. 3q every day, an average of 5,000 people switch from cascade to finish dishwasher detergent. that's about 150,000 a month, over 2 million people so far. with finish quantum you get incredibly clean, sparkling dishes without having to rinse them first. now see for yourself why millions have switched to finish. join the finish revolution. and now you can try finish quantum for free. visit us on facebook. >>> oh, a precio
many cities baltimore has long sold ad space on trains and buses. but now politicians here are eing red. how unusual is this idea? >> unusual. >> reporter: this councilman is behind the proposal to sell ads on fire trucks to stop the cash-strapped city from closing three stations including this one for good. >> it's not selling out. having advertising puts contl in the hands of the fire department itself. >> please don't shut down these companies. >> reporter: the city council just voted to support the measure. >> when i first heard the bill i thought i was idiotic. but after the shock wore off this shows how far that we have to go to think outside-the-box. >> reporter: apparently baltimore isn't the only town thinking outside of that box. city leaders throughout the country are getting creative to make end meet. chicago has sold ad space on so of its iconic bridges to bank of america. philadelphia has rented out a transit station to at&t. and brazil, indiana let k of c advertise their chicken wings on fire hydrants. but some say mixing the two is commercial graffiti. >> we live in a so
parts of the state. we are already at 76 in baltimore, some 60s in the mountains, 77 ocean city this morning. everyone on this map at least in the 70s as we head through the afternoon we're going to up 93. chance for a couple of showers or thunderstorms through the day. we'll have that forecast coming up. >>> here's what people are talking about this morning. a maryland man calling himself a joker is found with an arsenal of weapons after police say he threatened to shoot up his workplace. wjz has complete coverage of this threat. jessica kartalija talks with the stunned neighbors but first we have meghan mccorkell. >> early friday morning the swat team gathered outside this crofton apartment complex. >> police found an ors nel of weapons -- an arsenal of weapons. >> we take all threats seriously. if you're going to make a threat we will take action. . >> police say prescott made threatening phone calls to his boss. the bat man threat sets off police. >> police came here to prescott's apartment. he answered the door in a disturbing t-shirt. >> the individual was wearing a t-shir
the dakotas all the way to the east coast. temperatures soared past the 100-degree mark in many cities over the weekend. shot up to 97 in baltimore. so hot in fact people were lining up for those much-coveted bags of ice. more now from abc's ginger zee. >> reporter: it's an epic heat wave. >> i think it is too hot. i am not a heat person. >> reporter: 105 in atlanta, georgia. 103, raleigh, north carolina, 103 for birmingham, alabama. big numbers under a huge heat dome. it is not a technical term. here's what it is. a high-pressure system that settles in and barely budges. here's how it works. high pressure compresses air to the ground increasing the molecule's energy and that warms it up all around us. that's the science. here's how it feels -- oppressive heat with no break. a gigantic fan offering relief at a golf tournament in atlanta. for this pup, took an icy treat to cool down. in atlanta, it was one too many overheated innings, the nationals pitcher pulled out of the game with heat exhaustion. across the river in new jersey, paramedics were responding to emergency heat-related calls,
now, is when it happens. you can live it through our twitter picture. it happens with other cities with grid patterns like baltimore and chicago. let me give you those dates so you know. in chicago, september 25th. in particular, march 12th and around september 2nd. the question i ask, was new york designed by space aliens? that has nothing to do with it. it has to do with the grid pattern and the sun sets right between there. here, the heat returns as we get back into the east coast. washington, d.c., new york city, all going back in the 90s. the heat comes back on sunday. washington, d.c., about saturday into sunday. hasn't it been a nice break to get temperatures and lower humidities. the 80s and lower humidities. here's where thunderstorms could light up. bismarck, fargo, sioux falls. you'll see the strongest storms during the day today. >> all that weather was brought to you by florida's natural orange juice. you're right, george. yesterday would have been the day. >> i'll mark it on my calendar for next year. >> the incredible thing that happened yesterday. sorry you missed i
oklahoma city to baltimore. record breaking heat now linked to two deaths in chicago. this as severe storms ripped through tennessee killing two people and knocking out power to thousands. >>> and thanks but no thanks. the lifeguard fired who leaving his zone for a rescue was offered his job back. why did he turn it down? we'll explain today, july 6th, 2012. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today," live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and welcome to "today" on this friday morning. i'm natalie morales. >> i'm willie geist in for matt. more on this morning's jobs reported in a moment. meantime the brutal heat wave that's gripped much of this nation expected finally to come to an end this weekend. >> you may be feeling the impact of the summer scorcher long after this weather cools down. we'll explain straight ahead. >> new details on that fourth of july tragedy off new york's long island, three children killed when a yacht capsized. this morning we'll hear from the man who was operating the boat at the time and lost his nephew in the accident. >>> then on a lighter note, we'll s
. nice and quiet. a few clouds across portions of the southeast of the viewing area here. ocean city, rehoboth, little cloud cover. otherwise, nice looking start. should be in for partly to mostly sunny skies here by late morning. reagan national, 72 degrees. look at all the 60s. 65 in baltimore. 61 this morning in winchester. that's fantastic. 72 in ocean city. one of our coolest mornings yet this month. going to be a nice day. still will be warm with highs in the upper 80s to about 90. with lots of sunshine, not expecting much in the way of humidity, should feel good. 89 in washington. 90 fredericksburg. details on the weekend forecast in a minute. let's do traffic. julie wright has the latest. good morning. >> we're checking in with skyfox in just a moment, but we can show you the commute now along northbound 395 definitely below speed working past duke street continuing towards seminary road. remains heavy and steady at this point. i think we have skyfox with us again. they were above northbound i- 95. working northbound this morning you'll find the lanes are open, but the pace i
baltimore. baltimore third line, 3.25 inches of rain. it poured there yesterday. especially around the key bridge. ocean city too with over four inches of rain. take a look at your beach forecast coming up in a couple of minutes. but it has been pretty soggy out there ocean city. here's a look at storm 4 radar. light showers right now. around annapolis, maryland, fairfax, shifting to the east. leesburg a little wet. i-66 wet weather too. then you'll notice the little areas that are a little darker here around winchester, scattered, moderate rain as well as around petersburg. up around morgantown and some pockets there, clusters of thunderstorms. lightning but i'm still not expecting any severe thunderstorms for our area and that means we're not going to be looking at any high winds rushing through this area, just some moderate and heavy rain in spots that could lead to more flooding. northeast wind for us, way cool for us too. 76 degrees, are ronald reagan washington national airport right now forecast for tonight, wake up forecast 75 degrees by 11:00 p.m. heaviest rain for us between 8:
weather. we'll see the pick city today. it just happens to be the fabulous baltimore, maryland. 90 degrees and mostly sunny. on the radar, showers and thunderstorms making their way through mid section of the country. through the southeastern atlantic coast. we have a risk of strong storms in the lower mississippi river valley and the upper midwest. gorgeous in the northwest with sunshine. that extends down the west coast. look for moisture bringing showers to >>> and that's your latest weather. >> thank you, al, for the great weather report. >> thank you for the chance to do it. >> when we come back, a guy who played a prominent role in friday night's opening ceremony. we'll talk to him. >>> and the american woman who just became the first american to win a medal in five straight olympic games. we'll tell you her story right after this. all over my body. it just wouldn't go away. my doctor diagnosed it as fibromyalgia, thought to be the result of overactive nerves that cause chronic widespread pain. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i learned lyrica can provide significant relief f
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. the highs expected in the 100s and even higher today if you can believe it. cities like chicago and indianapolis and baltimore, yes, they've had hundreds before, but not like this. >> it is a trip that's going to tackle a lot of issues here globally. secretary of state hillary clinton arriving in paris this morning for the conference on syria. this is the first stop of a 13-day trip that touches on critical issues. they'll be discussing egypt, the middle east, the war in afghanistan and china and north korea. secretary clinton will also meet with palestinian president mahmoud abass and off to asia for a conference in afghanistan and tokyo, cambodia for meetings with officials from southeast nations. >> no summer vags vacation for her. now the florida kid has been offered his job back. here's the catch. lopez doesn't want it. he's a lifeguard and knew he was breaking the rules when you left his stand and ran into an area that was not -- officially his area but he saw a struggling swimmer. he saw a guy drowning and saw it and he had he had to respond. he told erin burnett he would
's check your weather. we'll see our pick city of the day today just happens to be the fabulous baltimore, maryland. mostly sunny. temperature of 90 degrees. as we show you on the radar, we've got showers and thunderstorms making their way through the midsection of the country. through the southeastern atlantic coast. we have a risk of strong storms in the lower mississippi river valley and the upper midwest. gorgeous in the northwest with sunshine. that sunshine extends down along the west coast. look for >>> 8:09. good monday morning to you. temperatures are going to soar today from yesterday's highs about five degrees warmer. you'll notice that difference especially inland. sunol, not much of a marine layer left as that sunshine starts to really set in. temperatures are going to get warm today, even in san francisco. look at this. 74 degrees there. 78 in santa cruz. and 85 degrees in san jose. even warm enough for that air conditioner. you'll need it. 95 degrees today in livermore. 89 tomorrow. cooler for the weekend. >>> and that's your latest weather. >> thank you, al, for the great
be what it would cost in downtown baltimore, but in this case you are a long way from the city. it was built to put out fires on that base, but it is now for the most part closed. it was closed down a number of years ago. another issue we found with that particular building and that there is a lot of ground contamination due to the activities going on at the base. what the value of that building? it's difficult to say. the property people we spoke to doubted the value was anything close to what the federal database specified that it was. it is going to be really hard to find a buyer for it firehouse that has been closed for 10 years on contaminated ground. host: we have an interior shot also. guest: it did not look that much better. we had to wear hard hats. we could only go into some parts. we did not want to get hit with falling debris. but host: massachusetts on the democratic line. caller: i have a comment than a question. is this nongovernment fraud to undermine the tax payers and take away their purchasing power basically to just take the power away from the people? we al
your weather. we'll see our pick city of the day today just happens to be the fabulous baltimore, maryland. mostly sunny. temperature 90 breeze. with ae show you on the radar, showers and thunderstorms making their way through midsection of the country. also along the southeast atlantic coast looking for wet weather. we have a risk of strong storms in the lower mississippi valley. gorgeous day in the pacific northwest and plenty of sunshine, and that sunshine extends down along the west coast. look pour monsoonal moisture in the southwest bringing showers to phoenix. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning. we've got a little bit of humidity in the air, and some sunshine, and temperatures are in the low 70s. much of the region now. storm 4 radar showing one shower along the baltimore waterfront and in the northern neck of virginia right there on the bay. those are slowly drifting so they may cause some temporary flooding where they're just sitting there and raining. later today partly sunny near 95. get a passi
. no preservatives. and no added hormones. ♪ daisy, do-do a dollop >> this is wbal-tv 11 news today in baltimore. >> good morning. i am stan stovall. here is kim dacey and traffic pulse 11. >> we have a lot of situations in the city to talk about. one at parkway and east lake avenue. another one that helped send an mondawmin ave. -- one ant hilton and mondawmin avenue. telegraph and route 32 in anne arundel county, a crash reported to us there. traffic lights remain out across the area. here is one on howard county on the ramp to westbound 70. we will give you a live look at traffic. we will check and see how they are doing here. increasing volume of one of it. increase -- in the volume quite a bit. traffic is moving fine here. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we are off to a fine start. humidity is down a little bit. low sixties for the dew points. 78 at the airport, 72 in randallstown. humidity will go to a little bit into the afternoon hours. with the added heat energy, 30% chance for a thunderstorm. high temperatures between 90 and 95. unfortunately, the chance for rain will go up
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